BOSTON, MA – Boston Harbor Now, a non-profit dedicated to creating a more resilient and accessible Boston Harbor, announced today the recipients of this year’s Onboard Awards. The awards, to be celebrated at an event on November 18 at the Boston Harbor Hotel, honor innovative and socially responsible partners in waterfront development in the Boston region.
“Boston Harbor Now is delighted to recognize the work of this year’s honorees, whose commitment and investment in Boston Harbor through expanding water transportation, public access, and waterfront parks embodies the spirit of the Onboard Awards,” said CEO of Boston Harbor Now, Kathy Abbott. “Through their contributions to the harbor, our honorees are benefitting the health and economic prosperity of our region, and we are grateful for their efforts.”
The 2019 Onboard Awards recipients are:
- The Seaport/North Station Ferry Founders: Seaport Leadership Group (The Fallon Company, PWC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals), The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Seaport TMA, selected for increasing water transportation, in particular through their Lovejoy to Seaport ferry service, operated by Bay State Cruises.
- Encore Boston Harbor and Harborwalk, selected for its creation of a resilient living shoreline, and the development of a publicly-accessible Harborwalk and new water transportation services.
- Martin’s Park, selected for its ADA accessibility and, through the park’s location, its benefit of increasing enjoyment of the Boston Children’s Museum.
Boston Harbor Now looks forward to an evening filled with networking, dinner donated by Legal Sea Foods, and celebrating at the Onboard Awards at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Monday, November 18th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm.
About Boston Harbor Now
Boston Harbor Now works in partnership with others in the public, for profit, and non-profit sectors to plan, advocate and activate a thriving waterfront, harbor, and Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. Boston Harbor Now’s comprehensive approach to the harbor prioritizes equitable public access through parks and open spaces including the Harborwalk; well-designed infrastructure and ferries; maritime industry and other marine-related economic drivers; mixed-use and mixed-income climate-resilient waterfront development; programming that promotes recreational and educational uses; and maintenance of the clean harbor.